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WILLOW CREEK- Two Willow Creek businesses are completely destroyed following a fire Monday morning. Willow Creek Volunteer Fire Department says if it wasn’t for out of the area resources, it could have been much worse.

Located on Highway 299 in Willow Creek, River Song Natural Foods has been serving customers for eight years. The Golden Ratio has been in business for a year and a half...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:39

EUREKA- Humboldt Bay Fire Station 4 on Myrtle Avenue will only be open a handful of days for the remainder of this year at the most.

The station was originally projected to remain vacant for all of July and August, but now, department officials say it will only be open up to a few days per month at the most moving forward.

When the 2015/2016 Eureka Fiscal Year Budget was passed...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:31

ARCATA- Faculty and staff at Humboldt State University are gearing up for the school year to begin next week.

President Lisa Rossbacher presented a five-year strategic plan during a Fall Kick Off speech Monday morning. Some of the goals she outlined included preparing students to be socially and environmentally responsible leaders, strengthening partnerships with local communities, and...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:27

EUREKA- The City of Eureka will move forward with the effort to gather more insight for future economic development projects and get an update on the cruise line recruiting process at Tuesday’s Council Meeting.

At the meeting, staff will share plans to establish an Economic Development Commission. The goal is to advise council and staff about ongoing projects and economic development...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:25

RUTH- Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District officials confirm wildfires have not affected the water quality in Ruth Lake.

Ruth Lake supplies seven local municipalities, including Eureka, with water. Along with the dam, the Water District oversees a control building, hydro electric plant and various sampling stations.  Water officials say the fires have not threatened any of these...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:20

From the Humboldt County Corner's Office:

On August 15, 2015 at about 1:30 PM the Sheriff's Office was notified of a possibly deceased person on the beach at College Cove, Trinidad.

Due to the location of the body, assistance was requested by the Coast Guard Helicopter. The helicopter was able to place a USCG Rescue Swimmer and one Deputy...

Post date: Mon, 08/17/2015 - 09:17

The Humboldt County Coroner's Office is working to identify a male body found near College Cove. Thousands of dollars in merchandise stolen from Eureka store. U.S. Forest Service reminds hunters of forest closures now that bow hunting season is underway. Firefighters wrap up two-days of training drills in Arcata. School is almost in session at Humboldt State University. Dozens of dogs compete...

Post date: Sun, 08/16/2015 - 19:21

An investigation is underway after body is discovered near College Cove. The community gathers for a run to remember a fallen Navy Seal from Arcata. A memorial service is held for a U.S. Forest Service Firefighter killed last weekend. More than 30 firefighters from three local agencies participate in vehicle extrication drills. Dozens of lanterns are decorated for the 33rd Annual Arcata...

Post date: Sat, 08/15/2015 - 19:48